They took all the trees
Put ’em in a tree museum *
And they charged the people
A dollar and a half just to see ’em (more…)
“They took all the trees, Put ’em in a tree museum” – NOT ANYMORE IN TURKEY: Protests Over Gezi Park Spark Turkish Summer
Yesterday, I applied to become a Turkish citizen.
And it didn’t work. Even after five years of living in Turkey, I still don’t quite qualify. Though many of my neighbors speak about me like they do about yogurt, coffee, tea, and native Americans, swearing that my origins must somehow be Turkish… on paper, I am not. (more…)